2018 News Stories

Collegiate Recovery Program
Building a community of support for students in recovery

A new student-led initiative, the W&M Collegiate Recovery Program, seeks to offer a safe space and a community of support for students in recovery — while reducing the stigma of addiction on campus.

John Thelin publishes new text on American higher education
John Thelin publishes new text on American higher education

The William & Mary Higher Education Program invites students, campus administrators, faculty, and alumni to check out John Thelin’s 2017 text, American Higher Education: Issues and Institutions, in which he bridges theory and practice regarding issues of higher education governance, organization, teaching and learning, student life, faculty, finances, and much more.

Student Teaching
Tribe Teacher Triad: the student teaching experience

On Feb. 20, more than 200 students, cooperating teachers and university supervisors gathered at the School of Education to kick off the spring student teaching experience.

Education graduate wins local grant proposal

Evan Pfeiffer ’16, M.A.Ed. ’17 has been awarded a Williamsburg-James City County Schools Foundation Innovative Learning Grant Award for February 2018.

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Jim Barber named editor of fraternity/sorority research journal

Jim Barber, Associate Professor of Higher Education in the department of Educational Policy, Planning & Leadership, was recently named the editor of Oracle: The Research Journal of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors.

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A Pioneer and a Legacy that Keeps on Giving

Hulon LaVaughan Willis, Sr. was the first African American to enroll at William & Mary, earning his master’s of education in 1956.

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Five Doctoral Students Named Holmes Scholars

Five doctoral students in the W&M School of Education were selected to participate in the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education’s (AACTE) Holmes Scholars Program based on their achievements and their commitment to diversity and equity.

20 years meeting the needs of students with disabilities
20 Years Meeting the Needs of Students with Disabilities

Highlighting W&M’s Training and Technical Assistance Center's (T/TAC) special education experts helping schools and families of students with mild and moderate disabilities throughout eastern Virginia.